The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Photoshop
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 239 192
Rank change year-on-year +37 -47  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 37 31 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.35% 0.88%
As % of the Applications category 4.74% 3.43% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 28
Median daily rate £363 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.81% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £275
% change year-on-year +11.11% +14.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 - £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year -40.74% +51.17%  

Photoshop is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 781 905 1180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.23% 10.14% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 473 554
Median daily rate £350 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £146 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 103 137
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Photoshop as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +14 15 £344 - 6
Berkshire +22 8 £305 +144.00% 5
Hampshire +15 6 £450 +100.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 6 £375 +15.38% 2
Middlesex +12 1 £463 +131.25%
Kent - 1 - -
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 70 (73.68%) HTML
2 61 (64.21%) CSS
3 54 (56.84%) User Experience
4 49 (51.58%) JavaScript
5 47 (49.47%) jQuery
5 47 (49.47%) Wireframes
6 44 (46.32%) CSS3
7 40 (42.11%) HTML5
8 38 (40.00%) Web Development
9 36 (37.89%) Sass
10 34 (35.79%) AngularJS
11 33 (34.74%) React
11 33 (34.74%) Adobe
12 29 (30.53%) Oracle
13 28 (29.47%) Git (software)
13 28 (29.47%) Degree
13 28 (29.47%) Subversion
13 28 (29.47%) Ajax
13 28 (29.47%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (24.21%) Python
16 22 (23.16%) MVC
17 21 (22.11%) Adobe Illustrator
17 21 (22.11%) Unix
17 21 (22.11%) Django
17 21 (22.11%) Oracle Database
18 19 (20.00%) Front End Development
19 17 (17.89%) Prototyping
20 16 (16.84%) Axure RP
21 14 (14.74%) Scrum

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.11%) Marvel
2 1 (1.05%) Apache
2 1 (1.05%) CMS
2 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (7.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (6.32%) InVision
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.32%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.21%) InDesign
5 3 (3.16%) Acrobat
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (2.11%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (2.11%) RoboHelp
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (1.05%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.58%) Adobe Analytics
2 8 (8.42%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.11%) Big Data
3 1 (1.05%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (29.47%) Git (software)
1 28 (29.47%) Subversion
2 16 (16.84%) Axure RP
3 11 (11.58%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (4.21%) JIRA
5 2 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Publishing
3 9 (9.47%) Marketing
4 4 (4.21%) Banking
5 3 (3.16%) German Language
5 3 (3.16%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.16%) Japanese Language
5 3 (3.16%) Korean Language
5 3 (3.16%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.16%) Russian Language
5 3 (3.16%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.05%) Advertising
7 1 (1.05%) Retail
7 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (54.74%) Developer
2 43 (45.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 32 (33.68%) Designer
4 31 (32.63%) Web Developer
5 27 (28.42%) HTML Developer
6 26 (27.37%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 26 (27.37%) JavaScript Developer
7 24 (25.26%) HTML CSS Developer
8 16 (16.84%) UX Designer
9 7 (7.37%) UI Designer
10 6 (6.32%) UI Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Graphic Designer
12 4 (4.21%) Author
12 4 (4.21%) Junior
12 4 (4.21%) Junior Designer
12 4 (4.21%) Technical Author
12 4 (4.21%) UI/UX Designer
12 4 (4.21%) Visual Designer
12 4 (4.21%) Web Producer
12 4 (4.21%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (73.68%) HTML
2 61 (64.21%) CSS
3 47 (49.47%) jQuery
4 44 (46.32%) CSS3
5 40 (42.11%) HTML5
6 36 (37.89%) Sass
7 34 (35.79%) AngularJS
8 33 (34.74%) React
9 28 (29.47%) Ajax
10 21 (22.11%) Django
11 9 (9.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (8.42%) WebCenter
13 4 (4.21%) XHTML
14 3 (3.16%) REST
14 3 (3.16%) Zurb Foundation
15 2 (2.11%) Flash
15 2 (2.11%) JSON
15 2 (2.11%) KnockoutJS
15 2 (2.11%) Node.js
16 1 (1.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (56.84%) User Experience
2 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) W3C
4 6 (6.32%) Graphic Design
5 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.11%) Animation
7 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.11%) Photography
8 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.05%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (1.05%) SCORM
8 1 (1.05%) Vector Graphics
8 1 (1.05%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.11%) Unix
2 4 (4.21%) Android
2 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (49.47%) Wireframes
2 38 (40.00%) Web Development
3 28 (29.47%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (23.16%) MVC
6 19 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 17 (17.89%) Prototyping
8 14 (14.74%) Scrum
9 12 (12.63%) Analytics
10 10 (10.53%) Information Architecture
11 8 (8.42%) Content Management
11 8 (8.42%) Data Analytics
11 8 (8.42%) Usability Testing
12 4 (4.21%) Data Protection
12 4 (4.21%) Quality Management
12 4 (4.21%) Typography
13 3 (3.16%) Project Management
13 3 (3.16%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.16%) Time Management
13 3 (3.16%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.58%) JavaScript
2 23 (24.21%) Python
3 3 (3.16%) PHP
4 2 (2.11%) C++
4 2 (2.11%) ES6
4 2 (2.11%) Java
5 1 (1.05%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.05%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) R
5 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (29.47%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.16%) ISEB
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (34.74%) Adobe
2 29 (30.53%) Oracle
3 8 (8.42%) ClickTale
4 4 (4.21%) Google
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.05%) Twitter
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